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Europe gets comfortable with new Banking caveat | Banking insight

Even as regulatory costs become part of a banking brand makeover especially in Big Bad London which is also holding out on Europe, the momenutum for credit has caught on … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Banks set for another downturn (in stock prices) | Banking Insight – Valuation Insight

A large contingent of Bank of America Directors sold 10% of their holdings to underscore the fragility of the Bank’s stock price. BofA directors sold at $7.33 and since the … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

Europe: ISDA tackles the tough question of Default in the Greek swap ( Post ISDA Action update)

The EMEA Determinations committee that handled the thorny question decided to llet matters be for now asking investors to be sure to come back if anything else happened , bu … Continue reading

March 1, 2012

European Banks Debt Crisis: Europe’s C-rated banks catted by Greece

Both Commerzbank and Credit Agricole, #2 & #3 from Germany and France respectively, admitted as much about their exposure to Greece reporting the 2011 figures. CA reported a EUR 3 … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

European Banks in the US: What’s left will not go away!

While ING and HSBC got out of the US businesses , HSBC still alive in retail banking , the others are finally getting a little possessive about their assets in … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Wells Fargo found the niche JP Morgan voided! | Banking insight

Though in true banking fashion, the new look empathy from the bank already looks going over the cliff. The bank has done an average 33% better than at least JP … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 5 Comments

Derisking your capital-at-large portfolio | Advantage Banking (European Banks deleveraging)

Caution: The contents of this bank secret are not proprietary and frequently in use at all large institutions including those not targeted by the Occupy movement. Most parts of this … Continue reading

December 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Global downward spiral for US banks: S&P posts a downgrade in the mail

37 downgrades, counting JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and HSBC Sobering up the ebullient US mood before holiday season begins in earnest was more bad news for US banks. in the last week … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

European Banks recapitalization: HSBC warns of Euro dangers, US Banks continue bad year

Our key constitutency , the banks have been closer allies of the governments in Europe than the obvious faultlines in the US. That might yet be why, European Banks like … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 5 Comments

European Banks recapitalization: Italy falls?

 On the Contrary, Belgium and Portugal become happier places..   Italian Default Probabilities Rise exponentially overnight even as Belgium and Portugal enjoy good fortune and the Eurozone investors keeps saying … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 5 Comments